According to a report by the Russian satellite news agency, the head of the emergency management department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia, Predrag Maric, died of COVID-19, citing the state broadcaster RTS on January 25.
On December 28, Matić was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, and his condition continued to deteriorate in January.
According to several media reports, the official was intubated in recent days.
Matić, 56 years old, has been working in the Serbian Ministry of Interior since 1990.
At present, the number of new confirmed cases on the daily of the coronavirus in Serbia has decreased, but the situation is still very serious.
According to the epidemic statistics of Johns Hopkins University, as of January 25, Beijing time, there were 384,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3,886 deaths in this country with a population of more than 7 million.